Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Nicholl Fellowships

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Objective

To identify and encourage talented new screenwriters.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 05/01/2020

Notification: By August 1 for quarterfinalists. Near October 1 for winners.

Rules

No applicant may have earned more than $25,000 writing for film or television. Scripts should be in standard form, approximately 90-120 pages. Only PDF screenplays submitted through online application are accepted. Equal collaborations by exactly two writers are eligible. Adaptations of another person's work are not eligible, even if that work is in the public domain or if the entrant has acquired rights to the work.

Please see website for complete rules and guidelines.

Awards

Up to five $35,000 fellowships are awarded each year to promising new screenwriters. From the program’s inception in 1986 through 2019, $4.58 million has been awarded to 176 writers.

Nicholl Fellowships

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1313 N. Vine Street
Hollywood, CA 90028-8107
310-247-3010 (voice)

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http://www.oscars.org/nicholl/index.html
Email:
nicholl@oscars.org

Contact: Academy Nicholl Fellowships staff

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Contact

1313 N. Vine Street
Hollywood, CA 90028-8107
310-247-3010 (voice)

Web:
http://www.oscars.org/nicholl/index.html
Email:
nicholl@oscars.org

Contact: Academy Nicholl Fellowships staff

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Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
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Contest News

Nicholl Distributes Complete List of Quarterfinalists

Of the 5,489 entries, 285 advanced to the quarterfinals of the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. Of the 285, 129 advanced to the semifinals; and 11 of those advanced to the finals. Thus, the quarterfinal list includes 156 names and titles.

Jack Bailey SOAPY SMITH
Amy C. Balfour SEE YOU LATER LADY GATOR
Jacki K. Barber THE POETRY OF LIFE
Timothy J. Barton DOWNTOWN
Bonnie Bayne LOCUST HILL
John K. Bell MUST WE TO BED
James J. Bongard AMERICAN PASTIME
Paula C. Brancato & James E. Fischer SUBTERFUGE
Jennifer C. Branch EINSTEIN'S DAUGHTER
Holly A. Brix THE ARK
Christopher F. Burke GURKHA
Edward F. Butler BASEBALL AND FRANK SINATRA
E. G. Carlstrom SURVIVING RUSSIA
Robert A. Carter MIDTOWN
Louis M. Casabianca ALTITUDE
Karen M. Chamberlain MIRROR IMAGE
Fred H. Ciarlo THE LAST TRUMPET
Robin D. Clark THE UNHALLOWED
Salvantonio Clemente DARK ZEN
Thomas D. Cox THE WAY OF FREEDOM
Michael W. Creith SYNERGY
Michael E. Croney RONALD'S MOM IS CLAIRVOYANT
Sean J. Cunningham BROTHERLY LOVE
Paul J. da Silva AMONG THIEVES
Annie J. Dahlgren SISTERS OF MERCY
Luke K. Dalinda BLIND TRUST
Jeffrey R. Davis LAWYERS, GUNS & MONEY
Carolee J. Dean COMFORT
A. Kavanaugh Delaney & D. S. Roland THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE
Susan DeMasi SAFE HARBOR
John W. Dill THE HOMECOMING
Tyler Dilts NEAR EAST
Dylan B. Dow BROKEN
Johanna I. Drasner NOT IN THIS LIFETIME
Daniel S. Duvall THE MARSH WOLF WITHIN
Rafael Elortegui TALES FOR THE TWISTED
David D. Fairhurst HARD-BOILED HEART
Gerry G. Fardoe HIGHWAY 10
Chris D. Farnsworth THE ACADEMY
Jerome T. Fauci BOY
Jerome T. Fauci WITHOUT DRUMS OR TRUMPETS
Katie L. Fetting BEYOND GOOD & EVIL
Robert M. Fisher SON OF A WARRIOR
Frank J. Fox HEIR TO THE THRONE
Kathy H. Garcia GEORGIE
Charles E. Givings THE COMPTON KIDS
Stephany D. Gormley JAMIE'S POCKET
John R. Gowan THE RESURRECTION MEN
Jason L. Graman ON IMPACT
David M. Guest LEMON GROVE
Jonathan S. Hands THE RAINY SEASON
Frank J. Harkins GOD OF DAY AND DARKNESS
Daniel P. Harris AMERICA'S LEAST WANTED
Jim M. Harrison A STREET IN ROME
Kimberly Harwood DREAM BOX
Jeff Heckman I'LL BE DEAD FOR CHRISTMAS
Josh S. Henaman LA LLORONA - THE CRYING WOMAN
Ami L. Hendrickson SHALOTT
J. R. Hennekes STAY LOST
Chris M. Holbrook HEAVEN
Danny M. Howell THE PAPER BOY
Robert J. Hunter D.M.C.
Joe Hutsko FLESH AND BLOOD
Emilio J. Iasiello GRAY GOOSE ISLAND
Loren J. Johnson AMERICAN SAFARI
John R. Jones YELLOW MESQUITE
Leon H. Kalayjian MURDER WITH GRACE
David Kashkooli SAID MOLLY
Lawrence Kelter FINAL DIGNITY
Roger T. Kent HOOT
Jenny L. Kilgen ABBY MESSINA
Raymond M. Kim THE 38TH PARALLEL: A KOREAN WAR
Chris M. King BATTLEFIELDS
Diana K. Kirtz JEALOUS
Michael Kowal STREET OF DREAMS
Marvin C. Krueger PASSING THROUGH THE HEBRIDES
Daniel Landry THE SEDENTARY TRAVELER
Devon Lehr THE CARRINGTON AFFAIR
Quan K. Lelan HILL 66
Stephen G. Levy IN YOUR DREAMS!
Anton F. Linecker KILLER LOVE STORY
Michael D. Lippman FREUD & JUNG
Lisa M. Luciani GUTTERFLOWERS
Todd Ludy SCARECROWS
Stephanie M. Luna THE RESURRECTED
Eugenia M. Malizia THROW YOUR ARMS AROUND THE WORLD
John R. Marlow MOOSEBEND DISPATCH
Barbara J. Marshall WAR
David S. Martin PORCELAIN GODS
Michael Martorano AMERICA'S CHILDREN
Wayne K. Matias FLYER OF FORTUNE
Jennifer L. Matte SUFFERING FOR ART
Daniel Maze TEN HUNDRED KINGS
Blake McCallister TAKE ME ON
Kevin M. McDermott INQUEST
Scott D. Misevich FREDRICK'S END
Marcelo E. Mitnik LIVING AND LEAVING LA
Alan D. Moen IVORY BOMBS
Paul L. Mono & Sue R. Peck CUERVO THE PELICAN
Paul L. Mono & Sue R. Peck JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT
James V. Morganelli CAPTIVE MOON
John E. Morning THE ANGEL IN THE WHIRLWIND
Joseph A. Myers DOWNWIND OF GOMORRAH
Till Noever THE WEAPONSMASTER
Jason C. Nutt LOVE AND DEATHRAYS
Terry O'Brien LUNATIC FRINGE
Connie A. O'Donahue THE THOUGHTS OF THE GODS
Richard R. Oesterheld DARBY
Alan L. O'Neil SAYONARA SAM
Shawn A. O'Sullivan THE SEA IS WIDE
Grant H. Pace COLORBLIND
Brian M. Padian I, BINKY
Jasan C. Pagni CYPRESS POINT
Arthur M. Pearson B36
James A. Perreault THE BLACK AND TANS
Carol L. Pope TANGLED THREADS
Jacqueline Radley SAVING GRACE
Douglas A. Raine THE OUTER BANKS
Sue J. Rauch ZAHARA
Jessica S. Riley BLIND FOLLY
Michael E. Rinaldi SAVE ME
Creighton D. Rothenberger ANNIHILATION
Michael N. Salort MOURNING GLORY
Gus A. Sanchez IN ABSENTIA
Edward A. Savoir WIND DANCER
Russell V. Schaumburg TENNESSEE
Kevin P. Scrantz & Jeffrey M. Goldman ANGEL HILL
Danny A. Sheehy THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS
Jordan Sommers DOOSKY
John E. Stancari LIVING LEGENDS
Barbara K. Stepansky SUGAR IN MY VEINS
Frederick M. Strype ABBIE DOWN EAST
Joe Sweet HOW TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
Justin Swingle JOURNEY TO LEWARO
Beth Szymkowski SETTLIN'
Raphael N. Tehan MIND POWERS
Kent Troughton, Jr. ELVES
Thomas P. Tytar DITCHED
Valgo Urtone ACOUSTIC KITTY
Valgo Urtone THE ART OF DYING SLOWLY
William J. Viglione MY SWEET GENOVESE
L. Malaine Waldron SOUTH OF HEAVEN
Susan E. Wallsteadt WHEN THE WHISTLE BLOWS
Rory Waltzer THE ALLY
Andy Watts MASSACHUSETTS
Michael Bennett Weisman SHADOW OF THE MOON
Paul J. Wexler DEAD CAT BOUNCE
Wendy Wheeler THE CUNNING MAN
Donna L. White A HERO OF THE REVOLUTION
Jim White NATURAL CAUSES
Keith H. Wildasin & Carl H. Greenblatt TRUNK
Deezha R. Wynn RANDOM ACTS
Cindy Yantis THE BUTTERFLY SYMPHONY
Damon A. Young MY OWN LILY
Manfred D. Yurke EXODUS
William J. Zide OBLIVION


Updated: 11/29/2001

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Contact

1313 N. Vine Street
Hollywood, CA 90028-8107
310-247-3010 (voice)

Web:
http://www.oscars.org/nicholl/index.html
Email:
nicholl@oscars.org

Contact: Academy Nicholl Fellowships staff

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 68    
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